COLOR PRINTS & POSTER PATTERNS
There are many benefits of using color prints and poster patterns over painting the display yourself. In particular, they are flawless reproductions of the orginal. The lines are crisp and sharp, the colors are impeccable, and the entire print is consistant. Even the best painter will show imperfections in their painting, but a color print or poster pattern is always perfect. If you wont a perfect color display, and have little time to accomplish it, then you wont to use color prints or poster patterns on your holiday displays.
1. Purchase quality outdoor plywood such as 3/8" or 1/2" G1S which has a very smooth flat surface.
2. Read the instructions supplied with the color print or poster pattern thoroughly before beginning work.
When sawing, make sure you don't put your hands and knees all over the color print or poster pattern. Instead, lay a protective cloth over the areas that you are not cutting. Do not walk on the color print or poster pattern.
When sawing, cut slowly, A fast cut will cause the paper to tear.Try to keep the sawdust off the paper as you saw, so you don't grind or scrape the print with the sawdust grains.
If sanding is required after cutting the design out of the plywood, use a fine grit sandpaper or file, and sand downwards from the color print to the back. Do not sand with the cut line, or from the back to the front, as this will cause the edge to fray or tear.
Ordering Color Prints or Poster Patterns
Now let's visit the Poster Pattern section on the main page menu. These prizewinning decorations are all printed in full color and if you follow the instructions may be used year after year in the severest outdoor weather. You don't have to be a skilled artist or carpenter to build them. They are designed to be used by homemakers who are strictly all thumbs. Complete simple instructions come with all patterns.